We had a deal!

We had a deal!

Breaching a contract can get you sued. Lawyers term this type of matter as litigation caused by breach of contract. Breaching a contract may occur because a party to the agreement failed to fulfil obligations. An obligation may arise as an written term to the...
Litigate!

Litigate!

The concept of litigation is not familiar to many. The truth is, if you haven’t experienced being a party to a litigation so far, consider yourself fortunate. Suing, or being sued, means that you’ll likely need to retain a lawyer to protect your interests,...
Do I have a contract?

Do I have a contract?

Before considering whether there has been a breach of contract (see blog titled “We had a deal!”), a party should first consider whether there was a valid contract to begin with. Many people, including those who own or manage corporations, are usually...
You Lied! A Primer on Misrepresentation

You Lied! A Primer on Misrepresentation

Misrepresentation of facts is a serious issue. It can cost you money after realizing that the party you contracted with, has misled you. So what constitutes a misrepresentation? When a party knowingly states false facts, to induce an innocent party into entering into...